Author: Adebayo Owolabi

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The Kogi Government on Monday announced March 31, 2019 as registration deadline for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the state. A statement by Mr. Eric Aina, the Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, said that there would be no extension for the registration after the aforementioned closing […]

The Nigerian Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give more attention to the sports sector, to promote unity in the country. Samuel Ikpea, the NFSC chairman made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday, against the backdrop of the reelection of […]

The Kwara State Tricycle and Okada Riders Association on Monday, declared their public support for the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Rt. Hon. Razak Atunwa. The development is coming on the heels of an engagement between the Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party leadership and members of the association. Addressing members of the […]

Traders at the campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ilorin on Monday made brisk business as President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign rally to the capital of Kwara. Items such as soft drinks cans and flutes are used to sing “ó tó gé” campaign slogan, meaning “enough is enough’’, while branded materials […]

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to shun voting based on sentiments in Saturday’s presidential poll. He gave the advice during his house-to- house campaign, which took him to Ibafo, Mowe and Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun, near Lagos on Monday. He gave the advice during his house-to- house campaign, which […]

One staff of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun, who was yet to be identified, was on Monday evening shot, while two others were said to have been kidnapped by gunmen along Iwo-Osogbo road. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Folashade Odoro, confirmed the incident, saying that the police were combing the area to […]

Sunshine Stars FC of Akure on Monday defeated 9-man Katsina United 2-0 in a rescheduled match day eight of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The match played at the Ondo State Sports Complex, was supposed to be played on Sunday buy shifted to Monday due to travel distance of Katsina United to Akure. Katsina […]

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has announced plans to implement the N30,000 minimum wage when passes into law. Similarly, Governor Ahmed has approved the release of funds for payment of one month salary for Local Government workers, pensioners and SUBEB workers. Gov. Ahmed announced these on Monday at Labour House in Ilorin during the […]

Kwara workers under the auspices of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiation Council (JNC) today endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Hon. Razak Atunwa. The chairmen, NLC and NUC in the state, Comrades Yekini Agunbiade and Kola Olumo, respectively, promised an unprecedented support for Hon. Atunwa […]

Afrobeats artist Seun Kuti pulled a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Seun, the youngest son of the legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, failed to snag a win in the ‘World Music Award’ category in which he was nominated. He, however, was the only Nigerian […]



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